2020 Census 

disAbility Connections is searching for an  Executive Director.

The Executive Director of disAbility Connections, Inc. and the disAbility Connections Foundation of Jackson County, oversees the planning and implementation of the strategic direction to accomplish the mission of the organizations.   Performs duties as assigned by the Boards.  Oversees staff, programs and services provided.  Develops and maintains the solid financial position of both organizations.  Builds and maintains relationships at the local, state, federal level with governmental entities, legislators, community organizations and businesses.  Interested and qualified candidates should submit resumes and two written references to EDsearch@disabilityconnect.org 

No phone inquiries, please.

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The Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) needs to hear directly from people who have disabilities, their family members, friends, caregivers and other stakeholders. Your participation in the process is vital and we appreciate your time and consideration in completing this survey.  

The information collected will help to assess how those programs and services are meeting the needs of people who have disabilities living in Michigan.  The following link will take you to the survey.

Michigan SILC Needs Assessment

Disability Rights are Civil Rights

The partnership with U of M and disAbility Connections has provided a great video of the importance of accessibility and the impact it has on people.  Please watch the video and click on the link below to read the article that goes with it.


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@ Jackson YMCA

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays:

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

127 W. Wesley

Jackson, MI  49201. 

Classes run in 8 week sessions.  Participants can register at any time.

For additional information you can contact Marilyn Guidinger at (517) 914-5186 or  Shawna Tello of YMCA at (517) 782-0537 




disAbility Connections, Inc.      409 Linden Ave.  Jackson, MI   49203      Phone:  (517) 782-6054      Fax:  (517)  782-3118

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